Small walnut and walnut-veneered box. Lid with carved decoration of grotesque mask framed by scrolls and leaves friezes, ornated with ebonized wood marquetry with blonde wood threading of stylized scrollwork, rosaces and cubes. Facade and sides presented with relief medallions and marquetry of blonde, darkened and ebonized wood threading representing stylized scrollwork surrounded by triangles friezes. Canted supports are enlivened with sculpted gaines with decoration of Corinthian capitals and friezes of piastres. Atop four feet carved with vegetation motifs.
Varnished bronze handles and locks.
Italian Work, Late 19th Century
Height: 37,5 cm (14-3/4 in.) - Width: 48,5 cm (19 in.) - Depth: 33 cm (13 in.)
- Items quantity: 1
- Expertissim Reference: 2013120987